Some excellent employment opportunities include heavy equipment dealers and fleets, on and off highway truck dealers and fleets, independent repair shops, public transportation, school districts and government agencies.
*There is currently a wait list for this program. For more information, please contact your Student Advisor or Counselor listed below.
What's the Diesel Technology program at Lane like?
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Two-Year Certificate of Completion
Gainful Employment Disclosure
Standard Occupational Classification: 49-3031.00
For a profile of this occupation go to the U.S. Department of Labor's O*Net website: Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
Or check on these O*Net Related Occupations: Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except EnginesHow many students completed the Diesel Technology 2-year Certificate in 2013-14?
In academic year 2013-14, 51 students completed this certificate.
What was the on-time graduation rate for these students?
Of students who completed this certificate in the 2012-13 academic year, 64.7% completed on time.
NOTE: The federally required method for calculating this rate assumes students will enroll full-time, declare a major immediately, and enroll in it continuously until certificate completion. In reality, many community college students attend part-time, explore several majors, stop out for a term or more, change majors, or brush-up academic skills to be better prepared for college level courses, affecting this narrowly defined on-time graduation rate.
How many jobs are forecast in this occupation between 2010-20?
Lane County: 17; Statewide: 159
What wages are forecast for this occupation?
Lane County hourly average - $22.88; annual average - $47,575
Oregon hourly average - $21.72; annual average - $45,181
How much will the program cost?
(Estimates based on 2013-14 data for full-time students. Students attending part-time will incur additional term fees. Consult Lane's website for updated tuition and fees.)
- Resident tuition and student fees - $10,063
- Differential fees - $2,400
- Books, supplies, other program costs - $3,440
- On-campus room and board - Not offered
- Total estimate - $15,903
Explanation of costs: www.lanecc.edu/esfs/credit-fees-and-expenses
What is the median loan debt incurred by students who completed the program in 2012?
Federal loans - 9,016
Private loans - Not available
Institutional financing - $0